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Genetically modified athletes biomedical ethics, gene doping and sport by Andy Miah

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Doping in sports -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Medical genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Sports medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Doping in Sports -- ethics,
  • Genetic Enhancement -- ethics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-202) and index.

StatementAndy Miah.
SeriesEthics and sport
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC1230 .M52 2005, RC1230 .M52 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18229010M
ISBN 100415298792, 0415298806
LC Control Number2004044269

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In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport. The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking whether sporting authorities can, or even should, protect sport from genetic modification.5/5(3). Genetically modified athletes: Forget drugs. There are even suggestions some Chinese athletes' genes are altered to make them stronger. By John Naish. Published: EDT, 31 July | Updated.   Dr Andy Miah is author of 'Genetically Modified Athletes: Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping and Sport', published by Routledge. To order a copy call the Observer Books Service on Author: Guardian Staff. Genetically Modified Athletes is a book of great importance to both athletics and the greater society. In not taking a firm moral or political position, Miah forces the reader to come to grips with a rapidly changing world in which the line between science and science fiction is blurred”.

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